Howard Zinn 1922-2010, RIP.
Howard Zinn was most importantly anti-war. Author of the important A People’s History of the United States.
Long interview http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMt7cFFKPeM
Shorter segment from The Real News channel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mebqz79O6AA… Read more
December 10 is recognized as international Human Rights Day. It marks the date when the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) (Read more here).
Struggles and human rights violations still exist, even 61 years after it was voted for by countries big and small. Many of those same countries – and those which abstained or didn’t vote at all – have been involved in questionable conduct and some that clearly violate the declaration.
There are many who have suffered, who have decided to take action or who have just realized the need … Read more